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2 April 2024

Episode 3301

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Join Monocle’s Emma Nelson as she goes through the current affairs stories of the day, including Portugal’s new prime minister being sworn in and a review of the front pages with analyst Charles Hecker. Plus: aviation news with FlightGlobal’s Greg Waldron in Singapore.

2 April 2024

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Chapter 1

Have cargo vessels outgrown the world’s infrastructure?

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When 300-metre-long cargo ship ‘Dali’ struck the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore a week ago, onboard were items commonly found in US households, from furniture and air conditioners to tins of coconut milk. The vessel’s contents offered a snapshot of how much we rely on our consumer goods to be efficiently transported around the world. What the Baltimore crash also did was highlight how these ever-enlarging vessels are putting infrastructure that was built decades ago under pressure.

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